Day 3: Wednesday, January 27th - Tackling Homelessness: Legal Solutions and Direct Action: Attorneys, judges and activists on the front lines of the struggle against the causes of homelessness will discuss the challenges facing the homeless and the steps being taken in the legal community to confront and overcome them.
The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. at 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley; 510/848-4752, x4. The office is 2 blocks east of the Ashby BART, between Ashby and Alcatraz.
Tim Kingston and Jeff Patterson will present a program on Effective Media Strategies in Military Cases. Tim is a free lance reporter. Jeff works for Courage to Resist. This should be an interesting program of practical use when we consider whether media attention would help clients.
After the presentation we will discuss current cases and trends.
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: UC Hastings - room 640 in the library (6th floor)
Street: 200 McAllister St in San Francisco
In 2006, the SF Bay Area NLG Immigration Committee kicked off a pilot program, based in part on other NLG chapters' work, to conduct observations of the Master Calendar hearings for detained clients in San Francisco's Immigration Court.
Presented with Tenants Together.
Fighting for Tenants In the Age of Foreclosure: Eviction Defense And Affirmative Litigation Against Banks
Tuesday, January 26
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Women's Building, Room A
3543 18th Street, San Francisco
3 Hours of CLE Credit Offered
Day 2: Tuesday, January 26th - Careers Serving the People: Movement, Law and Social Change: Wondering how to navigate your career path in the public interest? In this panel workshop, lawyers from diverse public interest practice fields share their insight and experience in the field with an interactive Q&A session on how to grow and sustain an effective and rewarding career in the service of human rights and social justice.
Our Committee Against Torture will meet to discuss our efforts to hold the architects of torture from the Bush administration accountable.
We will meet at 6:00 PM on Monday, January 25; 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 601 in Berkeley.
Day 1: Monday, January 25th - A Conversation on Palestine: A forward-looking presentation by noted scholars and activists regarding the occupation of Palestine within a legal and historical framework. Featuring Richard Becker, A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition Western Regional Director, and As`ad AbuKhalil, Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley.
Location: Moot Courtroom (1008)
Lunch: Shah's Halal Cart
Presented By National Expert Matt Kumin, Attorney at Law.
CLE Credit Available
- CA State Cannabis Laws
- Fedenal CniminalCannabis Law
- Federal Sentencing
- Fedenal Enforcement Law Reality
- Preferned Corporate Entity
- Local Zoning Business and Permits
The next mentorship committee meeting will be at 6PM at Beeson Tayer & Bodine, 1404 Frankin Street, Fifth Floor, Oakland, CA 94612.
The next meeting to organize our chapter's annual Testimonial Dinner will be on Wednesday, January 13, 6:30 PM in Oakland.
The Testimonial Dinner, this year on March 27, is the biggest fund raiser for the chapter. Getting involved in planning and executing the event is a great way to contribute to the chapter, meet other volunteers, and add your voice and creativity to a project that highlights our chapter and some of its members to hundreds of attendees every year. Please join us.
Sponsored by BALIF, California Young Lawyer's Association and NLG San Francisco Chapter
Attention all attorneys with last names ending in the letters A-G! BALIF, in partnership with the California Young Lawyers Association and NLG San Francisco Chapter, is offering two opportunities for attorneys to meet the ethics and substance abuse MCLE requirements:
Ethics Jeopardy with Bob Hawley
Coping with the Challenge of Legal Practice (Substance Abuse Issues) with Richard Carlton, Lawyers Assistance Program
Dates: November 30, 2009 or January 11, 2010
Wednesday evening, January 20, 2010, at 6:30PM we will hold a State Bar Committee Meeting at Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant, 225 11th St. San Francisco, CA. We have changed our name to the Doris Brin Walker Law Reform Committee in honor of Doris, who was the leading light of this committee and did this work for decades.
We will be discussing upcoming changes instituted by the California Conference of Bar Associations and planning resolutions for the coming meetings.
Our chapter Executive Board meetings are generally held every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. The board governs the chapter and is elected by the Bay Area membership. Any current member may attend, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.
Our January meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the office of Golstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.
Join us for our last meeting of the year. East bay this time!
What: Antiracism Committee Meeting
When: Monday, 21 Dec, 6pm
Where: Levende East, 827 Washington Street, Oakland
The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event with the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Co-Author of Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California and Media Relations Advisor, Equal Justice Society
Join our Demonstrations Committee for our monthly meeting. We review past and future demonstrations, protests and other actions. We discuss our chapter's legal support of activists, evolving laws, and police practices.
We meet each 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 pm at 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor in San Francisco.
Celebrating the work of our Committee Against Torture!
Our annual holiday party will include a live & silent auction - just in time for the gift-giving season.
Bid on a week at a great vacation house, theatre tickets, artwork, a rafting adventure, restaurant gift certificates and more.
Meditation for Lawyers will be presented by Doug Chermak, Hon. Mary Morgan (SF Superior Court), Judi Cohen and David Borgen on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. Registration begins at 5:30 PM and the program is from 6 - 8:30 PM at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland.
2 Hours CLE Credit: One hour of Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse and one hour of regular CLE credit will be available.
$35 for public service and low income attorneys; $65 regular rate.
The CURB Coalition Presents:
Release? A Conversation with Michael Bien, a Lead Counsel in the CA Prisoner Release Case in front of the three-judge federal court panel.
This is an opportunity to ask questions directly about how this lawsuit will impact our loved ones and our work. We hope that we can come to some collective clarity about what the current legal situation is -- as well as what to expect in the future -- so that we can build better plans to bring people home from California prisons.
Our chapter Executive Board meetings are generally held every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. The board governs the chapter and is elected by the Bay Area membership. Any current member may attend, though only board members may vote.
Our December meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the office of Golstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.